Prof. Gouranga Charan Nanda, a Ph.D in Educaation from Utkal Unversity has had a professional career in Teaching, Research and Administration spanning over a period of 42 years since 1980. He worked for both school and college wing, teaching students from Higher Secondary to Post-graduate classes, elementary level teacher education to secondary level teacher education students as well as M Phil and Ph.D . students in Education. He has worked in different capacities like Headmaster, ETEI; Lecturer/Reader in Education in both govt. College and Teacher Education Institutions such as Ravenshaw (Auto) College, BJB (Auto) College, Rajdhani College and Erstwhile Govt. Training College, Bolangir.
During his professional career in the Directorate of Teacher Education and SCERT and the Erstwhile OPEPA he had the field experience of developing Curricumlum for the State for Elementary Education, Elementary level Teacher Education and Higher Education along with the experience of teaching curriculum, Research, and educational philosophy at the PG and M Phil level. He had exposure to curriculum management activity in UK when he was doing a certificate Course in Educational Planning and Management at the Leeds. He was the former Professor of Education; Dean, School of Social Sciences: and Chairman, Council of Deans in Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha. He has authored 18 Books in Education, published 40 Research Articles in leading International and National Journals, contributed Chapters in 08 Edited books. He has presented papers in more than 100 International and National level Seminars,Conferences and Workshops; and delivered more than 100 invited Lectures as a Resource Person in different platforms at the National and State level. Prof. Nanda has completed 09 Research Projects funded by different Agencies. A total of 15 Ph.D. Scholars have been awarded Ph.D. under his supervision from Utkal University and Ravenshaw University. He served Utkal University as the founder Professor cum Principal of the University Dept. of Teacher Education.
He has played a siginificant role in institutionalising IASEs, CTEs, DIETs, BRCs and CRCs in the State of Odisha. He had been a Senior Fellow ICSSR from 2018-2020.
I am greatly honoured to assume the charges of the office of the VC of N.S.U., Jamshedpur with effect from 1st December,2021. I would ensure that N.E.P 2020 is implemented in this university in a phased manner and the quality of higher and technical education imparted here is improved. I am optimistic that we can cope with the changing educational scenario through a dynamic governance system which is in place in this university . I am committed to the Institution, my colleagues , students, professional value and excellence.
Vice Chancellor of NETAJI SUBHAS UNIVERSITY